More in Vaccines

CDC Backs Extra Bivalent Booster for High-Risk Groups, Simplifies Vax Recs

No objection to updated recommendations from ACIP members, but concern over certain gaps

Apr 20, 2023
A close up photo of a woman receiving a COVID vaccination.
How Pediatric Societies Are Reframing the Immunization Service Experience

AAP's Janna Patterson, MD, MPH, on improving vaccination rates

Apr 11, 2023
Vaccine Mandates Are Not Enough to Solve Our Infectious Disease Problem

Addressing social and structural factors is essential

Apr 11, 2023
A photo of a banner hanging over the entrance to a building which reads: PLEASE HAVE READY Vaccination Record
RSV Vax in Pregnancy Cuts Severe Illness in Infants

Plus, new MELODY data confirm protection against RSV for babies receiving long-acting antibody

Apr 06, 2023
A photo of a female healthcare worker treating a baby infected with the RSV in her mother’s lap.
'Routine Immunizations' Are No Longer Routine

Now is the time "to press reset" and get parents back to good habits, says Ofer Levy, MD, PhD

Apr 04, 2023
Building Vaccine Trust Among the General Public

No longer "a single transcendent reference point for decision-making," says Gregory Poland, MD

Mar 28, 2023
Strategies to Inform and Advance Rational Vaccine Design

Joann Arce, PhD, previews her upcoming session at the World Vaccine Congress

Mar 21, 2023
More Young Kids Can Get Bivalent COVID Booster

Pfizer's booster authorized in children under 5 who received three doses of monovalent vaccine

Mar 14, 2023
FDA EUA Bivalent Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine over a photo of a baby girl in her mothers lap getting a vaccination.
Could Earlier Initiation of HPV Vaccine Boost Immunization in Adolescents?

Starting at age 9 or 10 may have benefit, retrospective study suggests

Feb 27, 2023
A photo of a vial of the HPV vaccine in front of a syringe.
Text Message Reminders About Kids' Flu Vaccines Prove Successful

More kids with special-risk conditions were vaccinated after text versus doctor nudge alone

Feb 20, 2023
A photo of a mother and daughter sitting at an outdoor table, the mother is looking at her smartphone.
CDC Details Abysmal COVID Vaccination Rate in Youngest Kids

Coverage "substantially lags behind that in older children," researchers say

Feb 16, 2023
A photo of a female physician cleaning the arm of a toddler girl prior to giving her a vaccination.
CDC: Maternal Tdap Vaccine Reduced Whooping Cough in Newborns

Youngest babies had less pertussis following the 2011 recommendation

Feb 06, 2023
A photo of the packaging and vial of the Tdap vaccine
Meningococcal Vaccine 76% Effective for Kids Under 5, Study Says

Effectiveness shown against both serogroup B and non-serogroup B disease in Spanish children

Feb 01, 2023
A photo of a box of Meningococcal Group B Vaccine Bexsero over a computer rendering of Meningococcus bacteria
After Pandemic Lull, Experts Watching Rise in Invasive Strep A Closely

Is a recent uptick in pediatric infections a resurgence to normal levels or something more?

Jan 06, 2023
A computer rendering of invasive group A streptococcal (iGAS) disease
More in Vaccines

Continuing Medical Education